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Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

November 23rd, 2014 4:00 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

A decade or two ago, folks went to theme parks big and small to experience the latest in entertainment and technology. Now, attractions need to come up with something better

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Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

November 23rd, 2014 4:00 am by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78.

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Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

November 23rd, 2014 12:56 am by DAVID ESPO, Associated Press

With the public favoring changes in the current immigration system, the Republicans' best short-term response appears to be purely rhetorical. Beyond that, their hopes of reversing his policies appear to be either a prolonged lawsuit or the 2016 election.

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Santa Train rolls on 'flawless day'

November 22nd, 2014 10:56 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Santa Train made its 72nd annual 110-mile rail trek from CSX's Shelby Yard, near Pikeville, Ky., to downtown Kingsport on Saturday with special guest Amy Grant.

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Advocates continue their fight against Tennessee voter ID law

Advocates continue their fight against Tennessee voter ID law

November 22nd, 2014 9:30 pm by Associated Press

A legendary lawyer whose push for voting rights dated back to the civil rights movement died last summer, not long before a new federal report found evidence that he might have had a point about Tennessee's voter identification law.

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New report on Sandy Hook shooter: parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities

New report on Sandy Hook shooter: parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities

November 22nd, 2014 4:00 pm by By Alaine Griffin and Josh Kovner, The Hartford Courant (TNS)

In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life.

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House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories

House intel panel debunks many Benghazi theories

November 21st, 2014 7:01 pm by Associated Press

The investigation of the politically charged incident determined that there was no intelligence failure, no delay in sending a CIA rescue team, no missed opportunity for a military rescue, and no evidence the CIA was covertly shipping arms to Syria.

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Dow, S&P 500 climb higher into record territory

Dow, S&P 500 climb higher into record territory

November 21st, 2014 6:23 pm by Associated Press

The latest records extended a comeback in the S&P 500, which has increased 11 percent since plunging in mid-October.

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Study says CEOs in 10 big mergers should get $430M

Study says CEOs in 10 big mergers should get $430M

November 21st, 2014 1:37 pm by BERNARD CONDON, AP Business Writer

The biggest haul is in the form of stock that the CEOs arguably could have gotten if they didn't sell.

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Tenn. campaigns ran nearly 23K TV ads in 2014

Tenn. campaigns ran nearly 23K TV ads in 2014

November 21st, 2014 1:34 pm by Associated Press

Political and issue campaigns ran nearly 23,000 television ads in Tennessee to try to sway voters on races including the U.S. Senate and constitutional amendments on abortion and judges.

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House GOP sues administration over health care law

House GOP sues administration over health care law

November 21st, 2014 1:23 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

GOP lawmakers filed the lawsuit in federal district court in Washington the morning after Obama announced unilateral executive actions to expand protections for millions of immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally.

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